How cancers are diagnosed

Tests and scans

Your medical team will use different tests and scans to see if you have cancer. They may also use them to find out more about the cancer.

  • Testicular cancer

    Being diagnosed with testicular cancer

    Usually, you see your GP (family doctor) to check your symptoms. You will then have tests and see a specialist doctor.

  • Testicular cancer

    Tumour markers

    Tumour markers are measured from a blood test. They can help diagnose some testicular cancers and show how well treatment is working.

  • Testicular cancer

    Further tests after diagnosis

    Your specialist may arrange more tests after surgery and a confirmed diagnosis. This is to check whether the cancer has spread.